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11 U.S. Donors Join Buffett/Gates ‘Giving Pledge’
Eleven more wealthy U.S. families have committed to give half of their wealth to charitable causes, the Giving Pledge announced last week.
No Time to Research Nonprofits? The Giving Library Has Done It for You
The Laura and John Arnold Foundation last week released an online library with information about hundreds of American nonprofit organizations to help donors explore giving opportunities in one place.
New Foundation Center Tool Tracks ‘Giving Pledge’ Donors
A new tool on Foundation Center's website monitors Giving Pledgers' activities as part of its 2020 strategic plan to encourage greater transparency in philanthropy.
Buffett, Gates’ Giving Pledge Gains 10 More Families
Ten more of America's wealthiest families took the Giving Pledge, begun by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates last June. The latest signatories, announced Thursday, brought the total to 69.
Warren Buffett and Madonna: A Tale of Two Philanthropists
All eyes were on Warren Buffett, Bill and Melinda Gates and Madonna as these public figures struggled this week to increase charitable giving in India and Africa.
Give It Away Today
Advisors to affluent families have often used anecdotes about well-known individuals as a more memorable and persuasive way to discuss different aspects of financial planning.
Zuckerberg, 16 Other Billionaires Join Gates, Buffett’s Giving Pledge
Mark Zuckerberg was back in the philanthropic news, as he and 16 other American billionaires announced they had gotten on board the Giving Pledge platform headed by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Talk Taxes and Philanthropy
Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Ted Turner and Tom Steyer tell Christiane Amanpour why the prospect of higher taxes aren't so bad.
Big Bucks Await
Forbes columnist and investment guru Ken Fisher points out that people can become rich both in strong and weak economies -- which is good to...